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The dancing teacher Anastasia falls in love with the smart theatre agent Jud. He likes her, too, but does not want to give up his solo life at all. Thus she plans a trap for him...

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Larry Parks ...
Jud Parker
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Anastacia (Stacie) Macaboy
Josephine Hutchinson ...
Mrs. Macaboy
Tom Tully ...
Mr. Charles E. Macaboy
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Mrs. Levoy
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Pattie Marie Levoy
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Mrs. Kahrney
Doreen McCann ...
Albertina Kahrney
Alex Gerry ...
Dick Wessel ...
Smitty
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Billy Lee ...
Little Boy
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The dancing teacher Anastasia falls in love with the smart theatre agent Jud. He likes her, too, but does not want to give up his solo life at all. Thus she plans a trap for him... Written by Volker Boehm

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23 February 1952 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Melhor é Casar  »

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In 1951 star Larry Parks was among the first Hollywood personalities to admit that he had been a member of the Communist Party, in testimony before the House Un-American Activities Committee. He was subsequently among those blacklisted in Hollywood, and the release of this film was delayed as a result. See more »

Quotes

Anastacia Macaboy: I had no idea you had to work this hard to get married!
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Elizabeth Taylor Was Beautiful
29 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Elizabeth Taylor,(Anastacia Macaboy),"The Big Hangover", played the role of a dance school teacher who was young, beautiful and not very street wise, as she lived with her mom and dad and was very close to her mother. Anastacia has to go to a Dance School Conference in New York City and meets up with Larry Parks,(Jud Parker),"The Jolson Story" who is a much older man for Anastacia to get involved with. However, Jud sweeps her off her feet by taking her to Baseball games, Race tracks, Fight matches and wound up falling in love with Jud; these two stayed up all night long going to the 21 Club and many others and eventually going to bed with Jud, much to his satisfaction. Elizabeth Taylor during the filming was getting a divorce from Mickey Hilton and Elizabeth was having a torrid love affair with the director of this film. Taylor was truly very beautiful during this period in her life and had a long wonderful career ahead of her. Enjoy


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